This new John Faso ad does its best to tie Eliot Spitzer, withdrawn endorsement notwithstanding, to his “running mate and comptroller” Alan Hevesi. Note the return of Spitzer’s “stupendous public service” quote about Hevesi from the gubernatorial debate.

UPDATE: There are more Hevesi-related ads here and here.

: Spitzer’s spokeswoman, Christine Anderson, responded to Faso’s ad, saying:

“John Faso must not have read the morning papers yet.

“Eliot clearly did what was right in regard to the comptroller’s race, and no deceptive advertising by his opponent is going to change that. He acted decisively in launching an immediate investigation and pulling his

— Azi Paybarah